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The Ritz-Carlton, Hotel Arts Barcelona *

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Location Details
The seafront hotel overlooks the Mediterranean on the Port Olimpic, next to the marina and Barcelona’s famous beaches, and surrounded by lush terraces and lively promenades. Close by, the district of Barceloneta is a hive of characterful bars, cafes and local seafood restaurants. The hotel is a short stroll away from the city’s historical center, and just 20 minutes by car from Barcelona airport.
General Information
Built to coincide with the Olympic Games in 1992, this luxury hotel is a landmark on the Barceloneta boardwalk: 44 stories of blue glass and exposed steel soaring high above the seafront. Inside, hard edges and materials give way to an environment of elegance and refinement, filled with luxurious spaces to explore and discover at your leisure. A place where exceptional service comes as standard, and every guest is made to feel part of the family. Offering 483 sea or city view rooms including 56 executive suites, one Arts suite, one Mediterranean Suite, 26 duplex Apartments, one Royal Suite and one Presidential Suite, terraced gardens and outdoor swimming pool, five restaurants offering a range of fine cuisine, Six Senses Spa, and an exclusive collection of Spanish contemporary art.


Experience Spain: from $1861 | Five nights | Deluxe guestroom | special rate | Private Montserrat Monestary Excursion | Tapas Experience: Taste of Barcelona | private transfers, Travel Dates: November 1, 2022 - December 15, 2023

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Club Floor

The Club is a hotel within a hotel, a secluded area high in the upper floors of the building offering a more exclusive, personalized experience. Among a wealth of special amenities, guests enjoy private access to the Club floors, a separate reception and use of their own electric Smart car to discover the city. Meanwhile the Club Concierge team will do everything they can to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Guests also have private use of the Club Lounge, an exclusive living and dining area for relaxing with light refreshments or a leisurely drink. The lounge’s double-height windows give exceptional views over the Mediterranean and the Port Olimpic.
Club Rooms combine all the comfort and amenities of deluxe rooms with the range of exclusive services only available to Club guests. Club exclusive services include reception and private concierge services, direct and exclusive access, a Smart electric car for your personal use, housekeeping service is timed to suit individual guests' needs, Bang & Olufsen audio-visual systems, complimentary high-speed internet access in the room and the lounge.
Club Executive Suites are located on the corners of the building, but at the higher Club level the views are even more spectacular. With your own private lounge and guest bathroom, you can indulge in a symphony of space, light and comfort, while experiencing all the special services and amenities available only to Club guests.

Room Details

A haven of comfort and tranquility, caught somewhere between sea and sky. Each of the Hotel Arts’ 483 guestrooms offers everything you could need for a restful, relaxing stay. Luxurious bedding. Generously sized bathrooms. State-of-the-art entertainment systems. And all topped off by the greatest show in town: spectacular views of the city and the sea. Room amenities include 24-hour room service, spacious bathrooms with separate bathtub and hydro-shower cabin, control panel for lighting, blinds and music, individual air conditioning and heating controls, Bang & Olufsen audiovisual systems, high-speed internet access, two telephone lines and voicemail.

Suite Details

Executive suites occupy the privileged corner sites of the hotel from the 19th floor upwards. Panoramic windows offer stunning views either of the sea, or the glittering cityscape encircled by mountains. These spacious suites provide guests with a private lounge and a guest bathroom, along with all the amenities of the deluxe guestrooms.

Royal Suite is located on the top floors of the hotel and has been designed to combine maximum privacy and excellent service with an air of independence. This duplex Apartment has two bedrooms and a private gym with a personal trainer available. The interior has been created for an exceptional living experience combining the powerful architecture of Bruce Graham with the warm elegant interiors conceived by Antoni Puig, José Juanpere and Jaime Treserra.
Arts Suite is located on the 30th floor, this elegant one-bedroom suite occupies the entire seafront facade of the hotel. The crowning glory of this suite is the view. Wrap-around windows look out onto breath-taking, panoramic views of the Mediterranean sea and the marina, which you can enjoy from the comfort of large U-shaped sofas. The suite has a contemporary look and feel, with interiors specially created for the hotel by Josep Juanpere of GCA Architects Barcelona. There is also a lounge area with a cozy fireplace, a dining room with an open bar and separate kitchen area, and a spacious bathroom with dressing room, separate rainshower and bathtub.
Mediterranean Suite offers exquisite classical style and generous proportions, the Mediterranean Suite lives up to its name by providing breathtaking views over the Mediterranean and the Port Olimpic. The suite is a delightful space for relaxing and entertaining. The dining room boasts a walnut table and a Murano crystal lamp, while the adjoining kitchen has a direct access door for service staff. A baby grand piano takes pride of place in the spacious lounge.
Presidential Suite is located on the top floors of the hotel and has been designed to combine maximum privacy and excellent service with an air of independence. This duplex Apartment has two bedrooms and a private gym with a personal trainer available. The interiors has been created for an exceptional living experience combining the powerful architecture of Bruce Graham with the warm elegant interiors conceived by Antoni Puig, José Juanpere and Jaime Treserra.
Apartments are the pinnacle of the Hotel Arts experience. Occupying the top floors of the hotel, flooded with natural light, and with rooms that seem to float high above the city and the sea, these exclusive spaces are designed for guests who want to experience the ultimate in refined luxury, individual care and impeccable service. Your own Mini Cabrio to explore the city. A butler on hand to provide any assistance you require. Spacious dining areas and private kitchens, where the hotel’s acclaimed chefs can prepare an intimate dinner for you and your guests. Just some of the unique services available exclusively to guests of the apartments. Each apartment is duplex, with generous space and wrap-around windows, the furniture and interiors were created especially for the apartments by the acclaimed Catalan designer Jaime Tresserra. Every apartment has a spacious living room, a dining area and its own kitchen. The 28 apartments are divided into the following types: one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom, Royal Suite and Presidential Suite.
Apartments exclusive services include direct and exclusive access, private reception and concierge services, butler service, a Mini Cabrio for your personal use, special relaxing massage for two people, breakfast in the Apartment, Cafe Veranda or Bites restaurant, a telescope to enjoy the views, in-room Apple laptop, complimentary high-speed internet access., audio and video equipment, bath menu and Acqua di Parma amenities, Hediard products in the minibar and packing and unpacking luggage service.

Guest Services

24-hour front desk, babysitting, bellman service, concierge, internet access, meeting and social events venues, catering, wedding services, laundry service, safe deposit boxes and shopping arcade.


Enoteca offering contemporary Mediterranean cuisine, this two Michelin star restaurant is overseen by renowned Catalan chef Paco Pérez. Inspired by the food and produce of the Mediterranean, Pérez’s innovative cooking brings out the essence of high quality local ingredients, with an emphasis on fish and seafood. Enoteca’s cellar features more than 500 wines.
Arola features chef Sergi Arola's creative flair with a passion for local traditions and seasonal ingredients. Showcasing imaginative interpretations of traditional Mediterranean cuisine, served tapas style for informal sharing. In good weather, you can enjoy and aperitif or a meal outdoors on the restaurant’s stylish terrace, with stunning views out across the sea. DJs play music every evening, and in summer there is live music.
Frank’s with low lighting, stylish décor and seductive music, Frank’s is the perfect spot to enjoy a sophisticated evening with an indulgent cocktail or a glass of champagne. Discover more than 40 champagnes and sparkling wines, or try an innovative cocktail prepared personally by skilled bartenders, who lavish meticulous care and attention on each of their creations.
Bites is a chic, relaxed restaurant offering fast and informal dishes so that guests can enjoy a delicious meal at any time of the day. Choose from salads, beef or tuna tartare, a selection of cheeses, a royal club sandwich, a foie gras hamburger or a selection of desserts. Situated next to the hotel lobby and has windows that look out over the terrace and garden. It is also the best place to start off the day with an à la carte breakfast.
Marina is situated in the hotel gardens near the swimming pool, with views of the sea, offering light, informal meals in the open air. The menu features salads, cold soups, cheeses and wood-baked pizzas.
Café Veranda is open every day for buffet breakfasts. You can choose to dine either indoors or outside on the restaurant’s sunny garden terraces. With weekly Brunch and Mediterranean specialities always on offer, it’s also ideal for a relaxing Sunday lunch with the family.


The hotel’s terraced gardens bask in the dappled shade of Frank Gehry’s monumental golden fish sculpture, one of Barcelona’s most iconic works of contemporary public art. Relax in the outdoor hot tub, stretch out on a sun lounger or go for a refreshing dip in the pool.


Located on the beautiful Mediterranean with access to a powdery sand beach.


Six Senses Spa offers an oasis of calm and spiritual wellbeing, in the city occupying the 42nd and 43rd floors of the hotel. Our spa is the only urban spa operated by the world-renowned spa company Six Senses. Enjoy a beauty treatment or relaxing massage while drinking in the views of the sea and cityscape far below you. It's foundation is formed by three primary senses; sight, sound and touch. The second stage builds upon this experience by appealing to the more acute senses of taste and smell, with the apex symbolizing the unique sensory experience of a Six Senses Spa. This pyramid is a visual testimonial to our belief that the spa experience may only be achieved once all five senses have been nurtured.


Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, our gym provides personalized training programs that combine disciplines like Yoga and Pilates with spa treatments, overseen by experienced personal coaches. Also try Holistic Fitness, a unique exercise program designed by Six Senses that focuses on balancing the needs of body and mind.

Nearby Attractions

Stylish, vibrant, and with a fiercely independent sense of its own identity, Barcelona is filled with enough sights, attractions and cultural treasures to satisfy any visitor. Whether you are here for the exceptional food, dynamic arts scene or rich architectural heritage, there’s always more to surprise and delight you every time you visit. Barcelona is synonymous with the visionary architect Antoni Gaudi. It’s here that you can discover his most important works, including Casa Batlló and Casa Milà in L’Eixample, or his ‘melting’ cathedral Sagrada Familia. But don’t miss less famous but equally impressive works by other modernista architects, such as Domènech i Montaner’s spectacular Palau de la Música Catalana. Two unmissable highlights include the Museu Picasso and the Fundació Joan Miró, or come to MACBA for the best in contemporary art. Try bite-sized local delicacies in a traditional tapas bar or sample delicious jamon serrano at the bustling La Boqueria market. Or why not experience contemporary Catalan dining at its finest in one of the city’s many Michelin-star restaurants. The area around Rambla Catalunya, Passeig de Gràcia and Avinguda Diagonal is a magnet for lovers of high-end, exclusive shopping, hosting some of the biggest names in fashion and design. Other famous shopping districts include El Born, full of independent boutiques and quirky designer labels. Barcelona is a city made for wandering and watching the world go by. Discover Gothic churches and Roman remains in the winding alleyways of the Barri Gòtic. Escape the city by catching the funicular up to leafy Montjuïic, or marvel at the views and mosaics in Park Güell, another Gaudi masterpiece. Always popular in summer, Barcelona’s beaches are right on your doorstep.

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